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  • How Stress is Damaging your Health

    Stress doesn’t only wear on your mind—it wears on your body as well. When you start getting stressed out, your brain switches into “fight or flight” mode, also referred to as acute stress response, releasing excessive amounts of hormones such as cortisol, adrenaline, and noradrenaline. This process can result...
  • What Causes Night Terrors?

    Night terrors, or sleep terrors, are a parasomnia, or undesired and abnormal behavior that occurs during sleep. Night terrors are distinctly different from nightmares, although they are such a rare issue that they aren’t well understood and are therefore often mistaken for bad dreams. Here’s a look at how...
  • What Do You Need To Know About Night Eating Syndrome?

    A Night Eating Syndrome, NES, is an eating disorder that is typically characterized by eating later in the night and very little during the day. According to WaldenCenter.org, it is a disorder that is often characterized by a delayed circadian cycle (biological clock) of consumption pattern. It affects about...
  • 9 Possible Causes of Early Menopause

    There is no crystal ball or DNA test to predict when menopause will hit, though your best bet would be to look at exactly when your mother or older sisters did went through it. “Family history is often the best predictor,” states Mary Jane Minkin, a clinical doctor of...
  • 9 Things That are Increasing Your Risk of Early Menopause

    There is no crystal ball or DNA test to predict when menopause will hit, though your best bet would be to look at exactly when your mother or older sisters first experienced their own menopause. “Family history is often the best predictor,” states Mary Jane Minkin, a clinical doctor...
  • Why A Vacation Is Good For Your Health

    Can you remember when you last had a wonderful, relaxing vacation? If it has been a while, you may want to consider taking another holiday sooner than later. Why? Because taking a vacation is going to result in a better YOU- your health issues will be alleviated and you’ll...